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10 - Hinton News Tues. April 18, 2017 omm FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY LUNCHEON Friends of the Library will be having their Salad Luncheon on Thursday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church hall of St. Patrick's. As in the past, there will be three different salads, piece of bread, alice of cake and bottled water, all for $8. You can call the library at 466- 4490 to order by April 26 and have it delivered, or come by the church hall to have lunch with us on the 27. Hope to see you there. RUMMAGE SALE The Annual St. Patrick church Rummage Sale will be held on Friday, May 5 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and on Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the church basement. There will be many household items, all good quality at low prices. BOOK SIGNING Local author Heather Day Gilbert will be conducting a book signing of her latest release, The Message in a Bottle Romance Collection, on May 6th at Books a Million in Beckley from 1-3 p.m. Find out more about Heather's books at heatherday CARNIVAL Jumping Branch Carnival has moved the annual school carnival back to the first Saturday in May which is May 6th. Activities include breakfast and corn hole starting at 8:00 AM, King/ Queen Coronation at 4 PM at the Jumping Branch Tabernacle, dinner at 4:30 PM at the school, games, cake walk, dime toss, pie throw at the principal, auction and much more. AARP DRIVER SAFETY REFRESHER CLASS WEIGHT WATCHERS AARP Driver Safety Refresher Weight Watchers is back in Class will be held at SummersHintonl Meetings are on Thursday County Senior Center on April 27, evening at 5:30 in the Fellowship 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Hall at First Baptist Church, 108 Contact Rose Moten at 466-4019 Temple Street, Hinton. For more if interested, information, contact Connie Willey at 304-660-7206. EARTH DAY APRIL 22 Farmers and Ranchers are Board GRSLTRCMEETING Stewards of the Earth. Through The Greater Summers Long Term their voluntary participation in the Recovery Committee will meet at 5 U.S. Department of Agriculture's p,m, Tuesday, April 18th in the Farm Service Agency Conservation Summers Memorial Building, 151 Programs, Produces help protect First Ave. (across from Pivont drinking water, reduce soil, restore Funeral Home), Hinton. All wildlife habitats, forests and interested residents are invited and wetlands. Thanks to Americanhear what your local volunteer Producers, there are currently more group is doing to assist flood than 23 million acres enrolled in the survivors who have unmet needs. conservation reserve program. The Long Term Recovery Group As we recognize earth day onwants to hear from you if you are a April, 22, we thank our farmers and flood survivor, or have a neighbor, ranchers for caring for the land. relative or friend who survived the For more information on FSA June, 2016 flooding and have unmet Conservation Programs, visitneeds. www.dotfsa.usda,gov. We step in after FEMAhas moved on. We welcome anyone who would PECAN SALE NOW IN like to volunteer to help in any way PROGRESS or just want to hear about our group Pne pound large pieces, now and its efforts to achieve recovery. $8.00, one pound large halves, $8.50 Call Joyce Ritter, 466-1135 or REVIVAL Cleo Mathews, 466-1515. Fairview Baptist Church in Forest Hill, located on Seminole Road is excited to announce that their Spring Revival will start April CAREER AND CUMMUNITY 23rd - 26th at 7:00 P.M. each night RESOURCEs FAIR EVENT with guest speaker Rev. Jack Cobb, The Summers County Adult pastor of Mt. Hebron Free Will Education program and SPOKESBaptist church of Cassatt SC. are excited to announce that our Please come out and join us third annual Career and TOPS Community Resources Fair will be Tops (take offPounds Sensibly) is held on Wednesday, May 3r~ from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the a very affordable, nonprofit, weight McCreery Conference and Events loss support group. Meetings are held at the Miller Memorial Center on the corner of Ballengee Street and 2nd. Avenue. Methodist Church basement, 109 Set-up time for employers is at Miller Ave. Every thursday evening. 9:30 a.m. Tables, chairs andWeigh-in begins at 5:00 p,m. electrical power will be available for meeting starts at 5:30 pm. you to display your materials. First meeting is free. There will be light refreshments Come join us or call 304-890-2112 available, or 304-466-3045. We are hoping for strong PIPESTEMRURITANCLUB participation from the community The Pipestem Ruritan club meets and our area employers. We would every fourth Saturday at 6:00 p.m. appreciate your response to this We have a wonderful dinner before invitation by April 26th so that we our meeting. We would like to invite can plan accordingly. Please contact anyone interested in learning more us with questions and/or to reserve about this service club to come and a table at 304-466~4490 or via email join us. We have a gospel" sing the at or drop by Friday before our meetings. the 3rd floor of the library at 201 Come join in the fun and Temple Street. fellowship. For more information We are excited to bring thisplease call Brenda Garcia at 304- opportunity to the community. We 923-1622 or 304-466-6804. look forward to hearing that you will be joining us as together we can BINGO build a sustainable and educated Bingo every Friday night at the work force. Hinton Senior Citizens Building on Second Ave. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. starts at 6:00 p.m. Adult S6oStudent SSMatinee s4 Talcott Elementary Fundraiser Coach Purse Bingo May 12, 2017 at the Summers AL-ANON County Memorial Building. Doors Are you troubled by someone's open at 5 p.m., bingo games begin drinking? A1-Anon Family Group at 6 p.m. can help. To help them, you have to Tickets can be purchased at help yourself first. Talcott Elementary or J.L Massie Meetings every Monday nights Insurance. Advance Tickets $20, At 7:00 p.m. behind the ChildAdvocacy the Door $25. Eleyen Coach purses Center at 411 Temple Street. For will be won! more information call: 466-2760. HEALTH PROFESSIONS' Meet. 7)'v. Apply. paramedic, medical assistant or practical nurse through hands-on activities. Meet faculty and students. Monday, April 24 10 am to 5 pm 653 Church Street, Lewisburg ACWP ACWP is a non-profit all volunteer group of individuals whose goals are to rehome pets and assist families who need help paying for spay and neuter of dogs and cats. We will rehome entire litters of puppies who will receive Veterinary care before going to their forever homes. If you would like us to visit your educational event please give us a call. 855-984-7387. For spay/neuter assistance go to and fill out a Voucher Request Form. If you see a dog or cat in a neglectful situation please call the sheriff. If you see a stray dog on the road please call the Animal Control Officer. Everyone can help improve we have had the privilege to up venerable landmarks and paint student learning in our local work alongside compassionate school buildings, fire hall and other schools, support an energetic group donors, dedicated staff and other public venues across the county; of volunteers who have completed leaders who devote themselves and the new 2rid Saturdays Fund 21 local improvement projects in enthusiastically to others, that will bring together members just a few years, attract hundreds Many ofthem have big, boldideas of our community and visitors from of visitors and artists to our historic for bettering our community. We'd around the country to enjoy the downtown, and encourage doctors- like to share one of those ideas, culture and charm of our historic to-be who will return to serveOn May 2, the Hinton Area community. Summers. Foundation (HAF) will participate Give2WV Day is a virtual event BUS TRIPS We ask you to join a nationwide in what is likely to be the largest with a personal touch. Give2WV. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center effort to do these things right giving event in history, org giving website :provides a Sr Circle is sponsoring the following here. A bit of background might be Along with donors from every trusted platform for donors to bus trips in 2017. helpful as you consider this effort, part of Summers County, we will support the funds mentioned above Tuesday May 9th to W0hifahrt Over one hundred years ago, join communities across West ( Haus Dinner Theatre. Show "Then the first community foundationVirginia and the entir~ country You may also send gifts to Hinton Sings My Soul". Gospel musical, was established to help the people in a national day of local giving Area Foundation, P.O. Box 217, Includes Lunch. of Cleveland pool their charitable to raise millions of dollars for our Hinton, WV 25951, bring them by Wednesday May 31st to resources and strengthen theircommunities - all in 24-hours. the HAF office at 238 Main Street, Stonewall Jackson Resort. Buffet hometown. The HAF board has selected or throughPayPal. lunch at the lodge and 2 hour boat We at the Hinton Area four of its funds, largely because of HAF may also be reached on cruise on the lake. Wednesday Foundation are proud to be rooted their broad positive impact on the its Facebook website, or at info@ August 23rd to Smith Mountain in that heritage, and to help donors community, to be the beneficiaries Lake for a luncheon cruise On the in Summers County' give back to of this massive effort: the Learning HAF board and staff members lake (Lunch is on the boat), our community. Innovation Fund that over the past are available to answer your Tuesday Nov. 28th to. Barter In the 25 years since our three years has provided smallquestions (304-466-5332), now or Theatre. Show "Irving Berlin'sfounding, we have connected, grants to 25 local teachers; the on May 2nd. White Christmas".Amusical. Lunch hutidreds of donors to almost 100 Hometown Doctor Fund that willKristi Scott, Debbie Clark, " is on your own at Cracker Barrel. organizations that work to improve support its first medical school Jack Holt, Colleen Hannah, Jerry All of the above trips will not the community and to over 200 student this fall; the Classes of Beasley, Steve Richman, Ann return toLewisburguntilabout8:00 students who have been given Hinton High School--Making a Tassos, Stacy Ford (President) PM. Please briffg a snack with you. college scholarships. Difference Fund that has mobilized To sign up please call BarbaraAs board members of HAF, hundreds of volunteers to spruce Gibson at 304-520-4115. GVMC is owned in part by physicians. WV Division of Labor Detects NOTICE Make A Difference... Donate...Volunteer...Foster...Adopt. Janet L. Richmond, BSW LSW, Regional Director Children's Home The W.Va. Division of Labor Society ofWV. Agency asks public to report Phone 304-647-3430. Fax- 304- suspicious credit card activity 647-3589. regarding fuel purchases: Thieves may be stealing your credit information at the fuel pump. Inspectors with the West Virginia Division of Labor have identified BE ANLPN IN ONE YEAR credit card skimmers at several The Summers County School of gas station fuel pumps around Practical Nursing is now accepting the state recently. Skimmers have applications forthe2017-2018class been detected at fuel stations in beginning 10-2-2017. Applications Charleston's East End, Marmet, may be obtained by visiting the Morgantown, Parkersburg and Summers Co. Schools website at: Nitro. http'J/boe.summers.k] The West Virginia Division of nursing-program or by calling the Labor has detected credit card Summers Co School of Practical skimmers hidden in fuel dispensers Nursing at 305-466-6040 ext ,305. at a number of gas stations around The program is a 12 month course the state. Courtesy photofW.Va. accredited by the West Virginia Department of Commerce State Board of Examiners for Skimmers secretly swipe credit Licensed Practical Nurses. Classes or debit card information. Advances begin on the 1st Monday in October in technology have made the devices and end the following September. smaller and harder to detect. Class and clinical sessions are "On April 5, one of our inspectors Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to found the skimmer in Nitro during 3:00 p.m. Twenty two students are a routine device examination of the accepted into the program each year. gas dispensers at a service station," Discrimination is prohibited on the said Victor Zamora, director of the basis of sex, race, color, religion, Weights and Measures program disability, age, and national origin, within the Division of Labor. "A member of the public would not have been able to see the skimmer Credit Card Skimmers by just looking at the pump. Our Labor so we are unable to ascertain inspector can access the inside an accurate total," said Division of the dispenser. That's how the of Labor Deputy Commissioner device was discovered." Mitchell Woodrum. 'Tee encourage In anotherincident, the Division the public to report any card of Labor worked with the WEX readers that look like they've been fleet card program to track down tampered with and to review their a skimmer. WEX identified a credit card accounts for suspicious card that had been compromised activity." and reported the last fueling stop Other measures the public can where the card had been used. take include: The Division of Labor immediately Pay inside the station with cash carried out a thorough inspection or credit card instead of at the of the fuel dispensers at the station pump. and found the skimmer. Use pumps nearest the building From December 2016 through where cashiers are more likely to the first week of April, 2017 the notice suspicious activity. West Virginia Division of Labor If the card reader looks or feels uncovered 10 credit card skimmers "off" in some way, don't use it. in fuel dispensers throughout the Report it. state The agency contacts local Suspect fuel dispensers can be law enforcement, FBI and Secret reported to Lab.or by calling 304- Service after each discovery. Prior 558-7890. to December, 2016 no skimmers 'Tee want the public to know were discovered by Division of our people are outthere diligently Labor inspectors, working to protect their interests," '~rhere have been many more Zamora said. "We are not only instances where devices were looking for skimmers, but certify discovered by the fueling center the quality of the fuel and the establishment, a service company accuracy of scales that weigh gold, employee or someone other than the groceries, gravel and other goods." Inspector for the Division of Labor. The Division of Labor operates They are not required to report under the umbrella of the West these instances to the Division of Virginia Department of Commerce. \ When stock prices are extremely overvalued and don't seem justified, the stocks are sometimes referred to as"castles in the sky:' )~*)t one of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity. --Ralph Waldo Emerson i i.' Originality does not consist in saying What no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself. --James Stephens i Fo= (~.==,D Fo= ~11%' Foe IE~*= Ho.r, o O/vi.g- :: ' Give2WV Day promotes local giving for 24 hours in 17 West Virginia counties on May 2nd. 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